28.25" curved, single-edged blade with full-length, stopped median fuller. 5.5" hilt with turned, spiral grooved wood grip, a brass four-slot guard, tapered, reeded knuckle bow and urn-shaped pommel cap. Pommel engraved on the obverse with a fouled anchor motif. Sword otherwise unmarked. A scarce, early British or American horseman's-style saber, marked to indicate use by a naval officer.
Good. Blade slightly shortened, tip rounded, showing surface rust, oxidation, some pitting and a few nicks along the cutting edge. Blade re-seated in hilt with old solder, now tight in hilt. Guard broken and repaired. A well used and often repaired early naval saber.
Array ( [live_biddable] => [inquire] => [phone] => [phone_bid] => 0 [sold] => 1 [unsold] => [make_offer] => [estimate] => 1 [timer] => [current_bid] => [asking_bid] => [start_price] => 1 [buy_it_now_price] => [bid_activity] => )
Have a Similar Item?Consign With Us
Cowan's Auctions is one of the only houses to offer full service, in-house shipping for most purchases.
Our experts pack and ship over 5,000 purchases each year.
Shipping costs are included on every invoice to make getting your items as fast and easy as possible.
Cowan's is pleased to recommend alternate shipping options for your large or heavy purchases.
For more information, click HERE or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Page Load Executed Time Elapsed: 0.511 seconds